In online stores, purchases are often made by specifying the category that we want to search in. Checkboxes are used to implement multiple choices.
Checkboxes allow you to select multiple items from the ones presented:
Two tags are used to create a checkbox:
<label>tag which will contain the text associated with the checkbox we want
There are two ways to link
- Link by
id. To do this you must set a unique id for
<input>and link the
<label>tag with a checkbox using the for attribute.
<form> <input id="html" type="checkbox"> <label for="html">I want to learn HTML</label> </form>
<label>tag. This does not require a unique
<form> <label> <input type="checkbox"> I want to learn HTML </label> </form>
In order to be able to find out which items have been selected after sending the form to the server, the value attribute is used, containing the
value that allows you to determine a selected checkbox.
Since there can be many checkboxes on a page and they can belong to different forms, the
name attribute is used to define a specific group of checkboxes. Each group of checkboxes has its own name, which you can use to separate groups of checkboxes when processing data on the server.
<form> <label> <input type="checkbox" name="languages" value="HTML"> I want to learn HTML </label> <br> <label> <input type="checkbox" name="languages" value="CSS"> I want to learn CSS </label> <br> <label> <input type="checkbox" name="languages" value="JS"> I want to learn JS </label> </form>
Create a form with a data handler file at
/people. Create two checkboxes inside the form. Link them by putting
<label>. Don't forget to add the
The exercise doesn't pass checking. What to do? 😶
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In my environment the code works, but not here 🤨
Tests are designed so that they test the solution in different ways and against different data. Often the solution works with one kind of input data but doesn't work with others. Check the «Tests» tab to figure this out, you can find hints at the error output.
My code is different from the teacher's one 🤔
It's fine. 🙆 One task in programming can be solved in many different ways. If your code passed all tests, it complies with the task conditions.
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I've read the lessons but nothing is clear 🙄
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